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Diacon Hospital

Multi-speciality Hospital (Dietitian/Nutritionist, Endocrinologist & more)

#359 /360, 19th Main, 1st Block, Rajaji Nagar. Landmark: Opp To VVS College & Near to Malabar Showroom, Bangalore Bangalore
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Diacon Hospital Multi-speciality Hospital (Dietitian/Nutritionist, Endocrinologist & more) #359 /360, 19th Main, 1st Block, Rajaji Nagar. Landmark: Opp To VVS College & Near to Malabar Showroom, Bangalore Bangalore
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It is important to us that you feel comfortable while visiting our office. To achieve this goal, we have staffed our office with caring people who will answer your questions and help you ......more
It is important to us that you feel comfortable while visiting our office. To achieve this goal, we have staffed our office with caring people who will answer your questions and help you understand your treatments.
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Diacon Hospital is known for housing experienced Orthopedists. Dr. B Jayashankar, a well-reputed Orthopedist, practices in Bangalore. Visit this medical health centre for Orthopedists recommended by 55 patients.

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#359 /360, 19th Main, 1st Block, Rajaji Nagar. Landmark: Opp To VVS College & Near to Malabar Showroom, Bangalore
Rajaji Nagar Bangalore, Karnataka
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Dr. B Jayashankar

MBBS, DNB - Orthopedics
Orthopedist
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26 Years experience
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Dr. Umashankar R

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
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Diabetes - 10 Easy Steps To Help You Prevent it

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Gurgaon
Diabetes - 10 Easy Steps To Help You Prevent it

With sedentary lifestyle, refined and processed food habits, obesity and diabetes is the new age epidemic. India, in fact, is being termed as the diabetes capital of the world given the huge rise in the number of cases over the last couple of decades.

There are well established risk factors for diabetes and if these can be managed, then the chance of delaying onset, controlling progress and containing complications are highly possible. Read on to know how simple things can be effective in preventing and managing diabetes.

  1. Weight control: Obesity is the most important risk factor for developing diabetes. A person with normal BMI is 20 to 40 times less likely to develop diabetes than an overweight person. Losing about 10% of the excess weight can help prevent diabetes by more than 50%. Check with your doctor what should be the ideal recommended weight for you and draw up a routine (diet, exercise, etc.) that will help you achieve and stay around that weight range.

  2. Exercise: All methods of exercise help in moving the muscles, which is drastically reduced given our sedentary lifestyle. Moving the muscle (as much and as often as possible) ensures they absorb more glucose and reduce the stress on insulin production. Something as simple as brisk walking for 30 minutes is good enough to reduce the chances of developing diabetes by 50%.

  3. Don’t be a couch potato: If watching television is your favourite pastime, it is time to change it. This puts people at risk of developing obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Also, watching television is usually associated with overeating, further adding to the risk of diabetes.

  4. Fibrous foods: Eating fibrous fruits and vegetables as compared to refined and fried foods helps prevent diabetes.

  5. Whole grains vs processed foods: When you have to choose between a pizza and a bowl of brown rice, go for the latter.

  6. Good fats vs bad fats: Polyunsaturated fatty acids are found in vegetable oils, nuts, and seeds and help control diabetes. Trans fats present in margarine and baked foods are best avoided.

  7. Non-vegetarian foods: If you have a choice, pick fish and poultry versus red meat (processed or otherwise). The fish is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and helps control inflammation.

  8. Leave the whites: Get off white rice, white refined sugar and white flours. Include brown rice, brown or demerara sugar and wheat flour instead.

  9. Smoking: Quit smoking and you will note how beneficial it is in preventing diabetes.

  10. Alcohol: Moderate amount helps in effective functioning of the insulin.

If you have a family history or have risk factors, follow the above to prevent diabetes.

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Things To Consider Before Having Breast Augmentation Surgery

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Visakhapatnam
Things To Consider Before Having Breast Augmentation Surgery

What is the real reason behind the surgery?

The decision to have breast augmented surgery should be a woman’s alone. Friend’s advice or pressure from your partner should not play a role in this. Since this is a complicated procedure, getting the surgery done with external pressure can lead to disappointment.

How expensive are these surgeries?

Breast augmentation surgeries are slightly expensive compared to other plastic surgeries. However, the price of the surgery varies depending on the procedure chosen and the doctor who is performing it. It makes sense to consider a clinic which fits the budget and has a very good reputation of its own. Planning your finance well in advance should be one of the top priorities of a woman.

The Risks-

While most breast augmentation surgeries are harmless, there are potential complications that go with it. Bruising and swelling are common risks that are involved with this procedure. This might even last for a week. If surgeries go wrong there is a potential risk in getting a second surgery to set things right. The candidate might have to take antibiotics and pain medication for quite a few weeks till things become normal.

Think about a realistic size-

There is this general notion that breast augmentation surgeries do not give a natural look to a woman. To ensure that one gets a natural look, it is very important to choose the right size of the implant. While it remains a personal choice, the appropriate breast size makes a woman more attractive.

Set the expectation right-

Most breast augmentation surgeries give people a positive outlook towards life. They feel more confident and happier than before. Having said this, there are chances of potential changes in the physiological and physical front. Before the surgery, a detailed discussion with the doctor is recommended.

Where should you have the surgery from?

While there are many places that offer cheap implant options, money should not be the only consideration. A surgery as important as this should have various parameters weighed such as the experience of a doctor, the success rate of the doctor, talking to people who have undergone the same procedure from the same facility etc.

Is a night stay at the clinic mandatory?

A night stay at the clinic is not mandatory. While some clinics emphasize for a night stay so that the patient can be kept under observation, some prefer that their candidates go home and heal at the privacy of their homes.

Pregnancy-

If a person is planning to get pregnant after the surgery, there is a potential risk of breastfeeding. While most women do not face this, there are considerable ones who come across this problem. A prior consultation with the doctor will help to take an informed decision.

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Four Things You Must Know About Seborrhea

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Jaipur
Four Things You Must Know About Seborrhea

The skin is the largest organ that covers the human body from top to toe. It is also most susceptible when it comes to myriad infections and conditions that can range from mild and temporary to extreme and permanent. Seborrheic Dermatitis is a condition that produces red and itchy patches on the skin as well as flaky scales on the scalp. It may stem from an allergic reaction like eczema. Read on to know more about the condition.

Causes-

This condition can be found at any age. It may be found in infants and in elderly people as well. The main causes of the condition include stress and even your genetic make-up. The hereditary factors also play a major role in conditions like these. This condition may be caused by the yeast that feasts on the skin and causes sores. Additionally, it may be caused as a side effect of certain medicines and other medical conditions. Many patients experience this condition when the weather is cold and dry.

Related Conditions-

Seborrheic Dermatitis may be caused by oily skin that can lead to excessive acne and other such eruptions. Depression and eating disorders can also result in this condition as a painful symptom. Patients who are HIV positive can experience this condition as a symptom.

Symptoms-

The symptoms of this condition may vary from mild to extreme. Dandruff, cradle cap for babies, etc. are some of the main symptoms. This condition can cause eruptions around the face and neck as well as the navel and buttocks areas. It may also be seen in the folds of the skin like armpits and below the breasts. Scaling and redness are the main signs and symptoms that point towards the presence of Seborrheic Dermatitis. Inflammation may or may not occur. If it is associated with cradle cap, then there may not necessarily be any related inflammation.

Treatment-

There have been many instances where a mild flare up may end up healing on its own without any medication or medical intervention. In such cases, you can actually try some home-based treatment like ice packs. Good skin care and hygiene will also ensure that the condition clears up on its own, yet one should be prepared to see eruptions for a year at a time. Coal tar and zinc are some of the most commonly used elements in the medication that can be prescribed by a dermatologist. Anti-fungal products and a mild shampoo for babies can also be used in order to successfully treat this condition. Steroids may be required in order to successfully treat Seborrheic Dermatitis, if it becomes too extreme and difficult to contain.  

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What to Expect During ACL Surgery Recovery?

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
What to Expect During ACL Surgery Recovery?

ACL Surgery is basically Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction, which is carried out for patients suffering from damaged ligaments which can lead to stiffness, pain and decreased mobility among a host of other symptoms and ailments. This kind of surgery aims at repairing the ACL with the use of grafts taken from other parts of the patient’s body. These grafts are used to replace the damaged ligaments.

Read on to know what you can expect in the recovery phase following an ACL surgery.

  1. Rehabilitation exercises: The rehabilitation process starts right after the surgery when the patient is given muscle strengthening exercises right after being wheeled back into the room from the operation theatre. These exercises will be given to the patient by the doctor or the physiotherapist who will show the correct way to do them and what all to avoid while doing them. Also, a gradual walking program will be started where the patient will first be helped when it comes to walking indoors, and then taken outdoors to practice walking on more natural terrain. Other motions can also be introduced gradually to exercise.
  2. Crutches: The patient may be asked to use crutches for a while right after the surgery. This is usually done to ensure that the body and the knees are strong enough to support full weight carriage and bearing without putting pressure on the newly operated region. Full weight bearing usually comes about within ten days after the surgery, and until then the patient is asked to take it easy.
  3. Knee extension: In the first few weeks after the procedure, the patient will experience swelling or inflammation in the area as well as some amount of trepidation when it comes to using the knee extension. The patient will be asked to do ninety degree knee flexicons before graduating to full knee extension gradually. In this phase, right after the surgery, the patient will also be encouraged to gain back control of the quadriceps as well as patellar mobility.
  4. Swelling: In the first two to three weeks after the surgery, there will be some amount of swelling. Usually, in the first two weeks after the surgery, the focus is on controlling and preventing any undue swelling and inflammation with elevation and ice.
  5. Strength and confidence: Once the initial three to four weeks are over, the focus will shift towards strengthening the core muscles with running and jogging for short periods. This will also improve the patient’s confidence in the restructured knee.

Ensure that you have a detailed discussion with your caregiver and orthopaedic specialist so that you are mentally prepared for recovery and rehabilitation.
 

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Lasik Surgery: 5 Benefits of it!

MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Diploma in Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment
Ophthalmologist, Ahmedabad
Lasik Surgery: 5 Benefits of it!

LASIK stands for Laser In-situ Keratomileusis. This is a common eye surgery that helps in correcting vision problems. During this procedure, the cornea of the eye is cut across by a medical expert to raise the tissues and reshape them to correct vision. LASIK is suitable for patients who have shortsightedness, long sightedness or who suffer from astigmatism.

Here are the 5 benefits that a LASIK surgery offers:

1. Improved vision - A study reveals that 95% of the people who underwent this surgery achieved uncorrected visual acuity of 20/40 and 85% of the people achieved 20/20 vision. This procedure ensures that a patient achieves enhanced vision.

2. Quick results and recovery - This surgery enables you to return to your normal schedule immediately the day after the surgery. You can have clear and improved vision within a day.

3. Long- lasting outcomes - A minimum timeframe of 3 months is required for the eyes to adjust, after which LASIK results are permanently noticeable in a patient. No follow up procedures are required unless something wrong went with the surgery. The patient will continue to have improved vision unless there is any normal loss due to illness or aging.

4. No need of glasses - You no longer require glasses as your vision turns to normal post-LASIK surgery.

5. Goodbye contact lenses - LASIK surgery will help eliminate the need for contacts. You will be able to avoid all the problems pertaining to wearing a contact lens, including lens solution.

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Back Ache: Herbal And Home Remedies for it!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Fatehgarh Sahib
Back Ache: Herbal And Home Remedies for it!

In our fast paced life, a wrong bend or an incorrect posture is quick to trigger a back ache. It can also occur because of reasons like arthritis, improper diet, lack of physical activity, an improper lifting of a heavy object, excessive physical labour or pregnancy. Most white collared professionals are a victim of a sedentary lifestyle where they spend hours on end sitting in the same position. In fact prolonged sitting is also a cause for weight gain, obesity, joint problems, poor health and even premature death.

Our instant reaction is to take a painkiller and get relief from a back ache. But painkillers often come with unwanted side effects and it is best not to take them unless prescribed by a physician. Some of the commonly prescribed painkillers in the market increase your risk to a heart attack by 2 to 4 times, cause cardiovascular problems, gastrointestinal problems, like digestive tract bleeding and even kidney problems. Instead, back ache has several home remedies that can wonders. It will require a little patience but the zero side effect factor and long term relief will eventually be great for you. 

Try these herbal and home remedies for backache: 

  1. Internal and external pain relief with Ginger: Ginger has anti-inflammatory compounds that can work well for pain relief. You can start by making Ginger tea. To do this, add 2-3 slices of ginger in half cup boiling water and simmer it for 10 - 15 minutes. You can add honey and drink it 2-3 times a day. You can also add half tea spoon crushed peppercorns and 2-3 cloves to this tea. Adding a dash of black salt helps in improving the taste.
  2. Harness the power of Basil: Add 10 Basil leaves to a boiling cup of water and continue to boil it until it reduces to half. You can add a dash of salt to this and drink it through the day.
  3. Home remedies with exercise: Not only should you stretch between long sitting hours, you should also get some back exercise suggested by a physical trainer with expertise in the field.
  4. Trigger your inner healing by releasing endorphins: Endorphins act as a pain blocking mechanism in the body and doing certain activities you like can help release them. From walking for 20 minutes to aerobics, to yoga to meditation to chiropractic care, you can try whatever makes you happy and calm to trigger your inner healing.
  5. Garlic: These tiny cloves healing powers are well known for a variety of body ailments including blood pressure. Taking a couple of cloves early in the morning on empty stomach or massaging with garlic oil helps relieve back ache.
     
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Dear sir, My grandma have been blood pressure and diabetes since 10 years and her usual treatment or medication are going on. When her legs are swelled extremely ,she reached to a cardiologist. The doctor had written olmesar h 20 (Hydrochlorothiazide (12.5 mg, Olmesartan (20 mg)) tablet for it. Is it safe to give this medicine to a diabetic patient?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Dear sir, My grandma have been blood pressure and diabetes since 10 years and her usual treatment or medication are g...
Yes it is safe to use these medicines in diabetic. But what is reason for swelling. If not investigated then get her tests done. With these medicines and in elderly keep checking her electrolytes periodically.
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Please I have been experiencing acne breakouts ever since I was 12 year. I have used various products for my pimples, acne,dark spots but all to no avail. Please kindly recommend a n effective product for me. I recently heard about new medrol but I am still skeptical about whether or not to get it: since I did not see the effect of various expensive products I have been getting. I am a student.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Please I have been experiencing acne breakouts ever since I was 12 year. I have used various products for my pimples,...
Dear Lybrate user avoid facewashes and creams, eat more vegetables and whole fruits, drink plenty of water, since pimples depend on many internal causes it needs an internal medicinal treatment for cure.
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From the last 3 to 4 months, my menstruation cycle is disturbed. It has come up to 40+ days from 30 days. I was already overweight but now my weight has increased by 5 kg in these months. Earlier I was dealing with the problem of very less flow during periods but now periods has also become irregular. I tried many ways to manage my weight but there is no result. Please help me in regulating periods and loosing weight.

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
From the last 3 to 4 months, my menstruation cycle is disturbed. It has come up to 40+ days from 30 days. I was alrea...
Hello, Sudden weight gain could be a reason. Just once seek an advice from a gynacologist and rule out any other problem. She/he might require you do take some tests.
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Hello, I am suffering from dark circles since last 3 to 4 yrs, I have tried every possible thing but did not get rid of them. Please suggest something helpful. Thanks.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Hello, I am suffering from dark circles since last 3 to 4 yrs, I have tried every possible thing but did not get rid ...
Hello Lybrate User, Many people suffer from dark circles under the eyes, it is embarrassing and make you look older than you are. Oversleeping and lack of sleep, can cause dark circles. Stress, eczema, allergies, iron deficiencies are other causes. Excessive smoking or drinking alcohol, coffee and use of cocaine, can cause under eye circles. Excessive exposure to the sun, which causes body produces more melanin. Follow these tips to get rid from Dark circles under eyes - * Avoid exposure to sun. * Avoid excessive intake of salt, smoking, drinking. * Drink plenty of water, and have nutritious diet. * Eat food that contain antioxidants, i.e. Parsley, onion, black currant, green tea and blueberries which contribute to make skin healthy. * Apply sunscreen lotion of an SPF above 30 under the eyes. * Keep slices of cucumber or potato over the eyes for 15 - 20 minutes, will rest the eyes and make them look fresh and alert. Take care.
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Lubricating eyes with our saliva improve eye sight or its a myth tell me some more such things to improve my vision.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Lubricating eyes with our saliva improve eye sight or its a myth tell me some more such things to improve my vision.
Sir, It's a myth Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Have balanced diet Contact me for any clarification.
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I am 28 years old female height 5'3" since more than 6 years my weight is 40 no increase in weight I am married house wife with kids, I have good diet, but progress in my weight please suggest me what to do? :(

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am 28 years old female height 5'3" since more than 6 years my weight is 40 no increase in weight I am married house...
Hello, You need to have patience and try and least physically exert yourself. Eat custards, smoothies,eggs, nuts,fruit parfait in the diet. Drinking juices, milkshakes will also help. Consider eating fast and ensure there is enough rest time for you available.
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I am having knee pain. X ray showed that my both knee caps have degenerated. What's the treatment? Doctor said to do physiotherapy and then surgery. What do you suggest?

BPTh/BPT, MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Jamshedpur
I am having knee pain. X ray showed that my both knee caps have degenerated. What's the treatment? Doctor said to do ...
Yes. Physiotherapy is best option. U have to strong your quadriceps muscle and hamstring muscle. And start exercise with static bicycle.
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Tell me the best way to low my weight in 10 day abt 10 kg diet chart please I had 85 kg weight nw and 5'11hight I had physical test on 17th march of delhi police I am doing running daily abt 2 km please help me mam.

Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Kollam
Tell me the best way to low my weight in 10 day abt 10 kg diet chart please I had 85 kg weight nw and 5'11hight I had...
Just do suryanamaskara daily 24round. You can watch this medias like youtube. Take plenty of hot water.
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Im suffering from dry cough since 1 week and chest pain can you give me solution for this.

BAMS, MBA - Health Care Administration
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
Im suffering from dry cough since 1 week and chest pain can you give me solution for this.
Dry cough is usually an allergic reaction to environment or changing weather. In a Tsp of honey mix 3-4 pinches of turmeric and take it 3-4 times a day.
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Hair is falling so much to my father, his age is 50. Please give suggestions and what is the reason? Please give me a definite answer. He is using Godrej to hair with spirit. Is it healthy it not? If not please give suggestions to black the hair.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology, venereology & Leprology
Dermatologist, Kota
Hair is falling so much to my father, his age is 50. Please give suggestions and what is the reason? Please give me a...
Dear lybrate-user. Most of the hair colours available in the market contain chemicals. Ammonia, PPD. These do commonly leads to hair fall. Try Vegetal hair colour (AMA Herbals).
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What is to be done to grow lost hair. I age 18. I lost large number of hair in six months. Now it is reduced to 1-10 hairs daily. What is to be done to get my previous lush hairs. Please help me. I am very confused. I had allergy fever for 1 year before the hair loss and I taken lots of medicine before. Please help me to get my hair back.

Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Kollam
What is to be done to grow lost hair. I age 18. I lost large number of hair in six months. Now it is reduced to 1-10 ...
Wash hair with fenugreek paste apply hot oil massage apply hair oil like kayyonyadi and neelabringa drink milk daily take narasimharasayana daily avoid excess use of helmet avoid exposure to sunlight.
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I am 18 years old I am so skinny I want to gain weight suggest me best and effective ways to gain weight I am so tensed due to skinny what about weight gainer mar I try this.

M.Sc - Food & Nutrition, PG Diploma In Diabetes Education
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
I am 18 years old I am so skinny I want to gain weight suggest me best and effective ways to gain weight I am so tens...
Hi lybrate-user, Start your day around 5: 30 -06: 00 AM. Consume 3 main meals and 3 snacks with 2-3 hrs' interval. Your Break fast Should be around 07: 00-07: 30 am. Take veg. Salad twice and fruits once daily.(vitamins and mineral from natural source will improve digestion and absorption. Follow these 2 changes for 10 days .then we will go further .)
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Can anybody please help with some remedies which can lighten the skin colour of private areas as well as underarms.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology, venereology & Leprology
Dermatologist, Kota
Can anybody please help with some remedies which can lighten the skin colour of private areas as well as underarms.
Dear lybrate-user. Only creams won't help. You will need Laser procedures too. Visit a Cosmetologist.
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I am a 29 years old female. I have a lot of belly fat. My height is 5 ft. My weight is around 80 kg. please advise how to lose weight and my belly fat. What should be my diet plan.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
I am a 29 years old female. I have a lot of belly fat. My height is 5 ft. My weight is around 80 kg. please advise ho...
Hello. Hello. 1. Take homeopathic medicine for wt loss. It is safe. 2. Follow some tips: a.Drink Water, Especially Before Meals: Drinking water can boost metabolism by 24-30% over a period of 1-1.5 hours, helping you burn off a few more calories. B.Eat Eggs For Breakfast. C. Drink Green Tea. D. Cook With Coconut Oil. E. Cut Back on Added Sugar. F. Eat Less Refined Carbs. G. Go on a Low Carb Diet. H. Keep Healthy Food Around in Case You Get Hungry like boiled eggs, yogurt,handful nuts, carrots.i.Do Aerobic Exercise. J. Eat More Fiber. K.Eat More Vegetables and Fruits. For better result and proper diet diet chart consult me privately on Lybrate.
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